International Studies Minor
International Studies Minor
In the modern interconnected world, students majoring in other fields can benefit from gaining an international perspective through a minor in the International Studies Program. A minor requires completion of the following courses:

International Studies – Nine credit hours

  • INST 1351-Introduction to International Studies 
  • INST/POSC 3352-International Politics 
  • INST 3355-Intercultural Issues

Regional Studies Requirement – One course (three credit hours)

  • INST 3357-Regional Study of Europe 
  • INST 3359-Regional Study of Latin America 
  • INST 3360-Regional Study of East Asia 
  • INST 3363-Regional Study of North Africa and the Middle East

Two additional courses selected from International Studies (INST) or Geography (GEOG) (six hours)

With the approval of the director of the Center for International Studies, a Directed Readings/Independent Study, Special Topics course or other appropriate courses may be substituted for one of the above requirements.

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Internships

Internships  

Through the network of International Studies faculty and alumni, Center for International Studies students have access to numerous internship opportunities.

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Study Abroad

Study Abroad  

Take advantage of UST’s top-ranked study abroad program to travel to foreign countries individually or as a group, for a few of weeks or a semester. 

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Support the Center  

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Center for International Studies International Studies Minor
Center for International Studies
Established in 1981, the Center for International Studies is Houston's oldest degree-granting center of international higher learning. International Studies prepares students for careers in international business, law, politics and public service. In addition, the Center promotes understanding of international relations, cultural differences and the benefits that come from cooperation within the human family.

 

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